The Junior Highland Games

The 2019 Games will be held on Saturday 4th May

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Our Chieftain for the Games: Ms Karen Darke

We are delighted to announce that our Chieftain for this years Games will be Ms Karen Darke, who is a truly inspiring Paralympic Champion (hand-cycling at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games) and a full-time athlete with the British Para-Cycling Team.


Our chosen charities for 2019

JIA (Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis) affects about one in every thousand under 16s yet most people don’t even know that kids can get arthritis. SNAC was set up by parents of kids with JIA to provide support and information for families affected by the condition.

Moray Fresh Start support homeless people moving into a new tenancy in Moray by providing a pack of basic household items that help make a new beginning.

Mikey’s Line in Inverness a mental health and support service in Inverness founded in late 2015 after a number of suicides in the Highland area. We run two services, the text line, as well as the Hive in Inverness City Centre. People struggle on a daily basis with a multitude of mental health problems, yet only a fraction of people are actually talking about it.

From the Junior School Headmaster, Mr Robert McVean:

I am delighted to welcome you to the Junior Highland Games 2019 for what will be our 14th Junior Highland Games within the grounds of Gordonstoun.

We are again looking forward to welcoming many teams and visitors this year.

We will have many stalls and activities on offer, you are sure to have an action packed day, and all the money raised at the 30th Games will be given to our three new charities.

Children’s Charity

Last year we raised over £6000 for our chosen charities.

This year, we are hoping to give our new three charities, Mikey’s Line in Inverness, the Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children and Moray Fresh Start some much needed funding to help them with their great work with young children in need.

Junior School Sports Grounds

The 30th Games will be held at the sports grounds of the Junior School, in Gordonstoun.

We are proud to be supporting the Junior Highland Games again, and we wish all competitors the very best of luck.

Fun for Everyone!

The will be lots of activities for everyone coming to the Games to see, do and eat!

We have many craft stalls, side-attractions, bouncy castles, as well as hot and cold food & shacks.

We also have a huge raffle – so you may be lucky enough to win some great prizes….?

You will find us here…  (IV30 5RF)

Gordonstoun Juniour School

Gordonstoun Junior School